Engineering Recruiters | Product Development Engineer Job | BSME

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting firm that specializes in engineerin, manufacturing, technology and technical sales recruitment and placement. We are actively recruiting for a Product Development Engineer with materials experience.
We are currently looking to place a qualified product development engineer with a Tier 1 automotive components and technology company in the Canton, Mi area. This individual will be responsible for product development. The responsibilities of this position are as follows.
  • Research and development of cutting-edge technology, materials and products.
  • Meeting customer product design requirements
  • Preparation of new product proposals based on client requests
  • General design review and engineering as required
  • Knowledge of materials, process, tooling, product, and cost
  • Ability to travel to supplier & production facilities when necessary
  • Basic knowledge of QS/TS

  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Material Science or Mechanical Engineering
  • Ability to read 2d/3d CAD drawings
  • Ability to use and understand data acquisition software for testing and analysis
  • Ability to perform material testing using appropriate test instruments/procedures
  • Understand general material physical property testing
  • 4 years experience in automotive industry
  • Good communication skills to work both internally and externally